The University of Southampton

Why study Physics at Southampton?

We are already recognised as one of the best places in the UK and the world to study physics and we take great pride in the quality of our undergraduate teaching.

99% overall student satisfaction

99% of Physics and Astronomy students were satisfied or very satisfied with the overall quality of their course (National Student Survey, 2017)


We offer Physics and Astronomy Scholarships worth up to £20,000.

Top quality marks

86% of our MPhys students achieved a 2.1 or 1st class degree in 2014/15


We were recently commended by the Institute of Physics for our friendly staff-student relationship

World-leading research

100% of our research is rated world leading or internationally excellent for its impact on society (REF 2014)

"I have worked in Physics and Astronomy at Southampton for the past 15 years and it is an exciting place to be. We are understanding new things every day and seeing students develop into professional physicists."

David Smith, Admissions Tutor

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